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SF Tenants Rally for Support of Proposition G
by Jessica KwongSan Francisco Examiner
August 20th, 2014
Tenants rallied in support of Proposition G, the anti-speculation initiative on the November ballot.

Study: Orange County Has Shortfall of 118,895 Affordable Homes
by Ben BergmanKPCC
August 19th, 2014
A new study reports that Orange County needs nearly 119,000 affordable homes. However, state and federal funds for affordable housing have largely disappeared.

Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors Ditches Controversial Housing Fees
by Jason HoppinSanta Cruz Sentinel
August 19th, 2014
The Santa Cruz Board of Supervisors has made changes to affordable housing funding and requirements there. However, neither plan has developed much affordable housing in the County.

How Ferguson Went from Middle Class to Poor in a Generation
by Denver NicksTime Magazine
August 18th, 2014
Poor people are being forced to suburbs as urban areas are gentrified and richer suburbs use zoning to avoid allowing affordable housing.

Landlords, Tenants Unite on Amnesty Plan for Illegal Apartments
by Emily Alpert ReyesLos Angeles Times
August 17th, 2014
Landlords and tenants in Los Angeles are developing a plan that would allow for legalization of illegal apartments, many of which have been in existence for many years.

San Francisco Democratic Party Decides on Endorsements for November Election
by Rebecca BoweSan Francisco Bay Guardian
August 14th, 2014
Tenants Together Executive Director Dean Preston asked the SF Democratic Party to support the anti-speculation initiative, Proposition G, on the November ballot.

New UCLA Study Confirms LA is Least Affordable City in US
by Ben BergmanKPCC
August 13th, 2014
Los Angeles rents are the highest in the nation, as a percentage of tenant income.

UCLA Study Identifies LA as Most Unaffordable Rental Market in the Nation
Phys.Org
August 13th, 2014
Los Angeles has the least affordable rents in the country, with tenants paying an average of 47% of income for rent.

Huntington Beach Drops Rent Control Measure for Mobile Home Parks
by Anthony Clark CarpioLos Angeles Times
August 13th, 2014
The Huntington Beach City Council agreed to remove mobile-home rent control legislation from the November ballot. Some mobile-home park owners have withdrawn planned rent increases and are negotiating with tenants.

Investors Profit from Foreclosure Risk on Home Mortgages
by Matthew GoldsteinNew York Times
August 13th, 2014
Investors are now investing in homes heading for foreclosure, and the bond securitization is expected to be profitable for the hedge funds investing in them.

A Hairy Subject: Renters, Dogs and No-Pet Apartments in West Hollywood
WeHo News
August 11th, 2014
West Hollywood allows tenants who are disabled or elderly to keep pets, even if their leases prohibit pets. Pets often provide companionship and support for people who have limited mobility or have debilitating illnesses.

'Poor Doors' Development Proposal Draws Scorn in West Hollywood
by Hailey Branson-PottsLos Angeles Times
August 10th, 2014
The West Hollywood Planning Commission has rejected a development proposal, in part because of the proposed separation of affordable and market rate units.

Nashville Rent Increases Have Residents Singing the Blues
by Chelsey DulaneyWall Street Journal
August 10th, 2014
Rents are increasing rapidly even in cities not known for high rents, even though incomes are stagnant.

Huntington Council to Consider Taking Rent-Control Measure Off Ballot
by Anthony Clark CarpioHuntington Beach Independent
August 7th, 2014
The Huntington Beach City Council will consider removing a rent control measure from the local ballot after the local mobile home park owners agreed to negotiate new leases with their tenants.

Three Strikes Tenant Law Repealed by Norristown Council
by Carl RotenbergTimes Herald
August 6th, 2014
An ACLU lawsuit has led to the repeal of an ordinance in Norristown PA that would have required landlords to evict tenants after the police had been called to the property three times. An early victim of this legislation was a woman who called the police after her abusive ex-boyfriend came to her apartment.

After Foreclosure, Homeless Face Long Recovery
by Amy GreenWMFE-FM
August 6th, 2014
Homeowners who face foreclosure are often left homeless, but the most precarious are tenants who live in buildings where the landlord faces foreclosure.

SMRR Supports Four of the Five Ballot Initiatives
by Daniel LariosSanta Monica Lookout
August 5th, 2014
Santa Monicans for Renters Rights is supporting several ballot initiatives that would provide funding for affordable housing and for the Rent Board there.

$1,000 a Month for Tiny Room, Seedy Surroundings in the Mission
by Heather KnightSan Francisco Chronicle
August 5th, 2014
Low-income tenants in San Francisco are forced to endure overcrowding and health and safety violations to keep themselves in housing.

Affordable Housing Crisis in Sonoma County
by Angela HartThe Press Democrat
August 5th, 2014
Sonoma County is in the midst of an affordable housing crisis, but has not allocated funds to address the issue.

In the Housing Crisis, Blue Carpet is a Symbol of the Landlord's Freedom to Channel Ebenezer Scrooge
by Eleanor MargolisNew Statesman
August 1st, 2014
Even in expensive rentals, the housing crisis has enabled landlords to provide ugly and outdated fixtures.

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